Bradford Cox wrote what would become the final track of Deerhunter’s forthcoming album, a song called Punk, at a friend’s house in New York during what he describes as a very difficult time.
If artists are described as legendary they are often either dead or an excitable journalist couldn’t find a better adjective. And then there are artists like Mavis Staples
British director Sam Mendes will not direct the next James Bond movie, despite impressing critics and breaking box office records with Skyfall, the 23rd movie in the spy series. Speaking to Empire magazine, the Oscar-winning filmmaker said he would be focusing on his theatre projects for the foreseeable future.
When western diplomats seek concessions from Iran, they typically dish out tough rhetoric and threaten sanctions. Neil MacGregor, the cherub-faced director of the British Museum, uses a more refined arsenal: cultural relics and priceless artifacts.
Jenson Button has emerged a surprise contender to join Lewis Hamilton at McLaren in what would be an exciting partnership for the 2010 season. Button has not yet agreed a new contract with Brawn and McLaren are interested having struggled to land first choice Kimi Raikkonen
The first images are emerging of an adult Jaycee Dugard, the woman who was kidnapped when she was 11 and allegedly held captive for 18 years by a couple in an elaborate compound hidden in the backyard. Dugard is featured on the cover of the new issue of People magazine, smiling brightly in the photo, her face framed by long brown hair
Jaycee Dugard will testify against the couple that allegedly held her captive in an elaborate compound hidden in their backyard for 18 years if there is a trial, a lawyer for her family said at a news conference Thursday.
Two U.S. Marines died Monday during a "hostile incident" in southern Afghanistan, the U.S.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said the state budget plan passed by state lawmakers early Thursday is "the perfect medicine for our ailing economy." The measure, which awaits the governor’s signature, includes tax increases, spending cuts and borrowing to close a $42 billion deficit.